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Chelsea's Doom -- New Novel Tells Story of Innocent Teenager's Kidnapping
TOWNSEND, Wis., June 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Chelsea King was an average teenage girl worried about the prom and her grades before the normal life she knew was ripped away. Kidnapped, she is petrified by what awaits her. Jamee Pilant tells a complex character story of love and hate in the new novel, Chelsea's Doom (now available through AuthorHouse).
The Prophet's Son -- New Novel Tells of Man Who Succumbs to Hatred
PORTLAND, Ore., June 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- In a story based on the tales of the Old Testament, Kenneth John Marks presents a gripping novel about Phinehas, the son of the prophet Eli, who succumbs to the forces of Satan. In Prophet's Son: Book 1: Descent to Darkness (now available through AuthorHouse), Phinehas is tricked by foes who fan the flames of bitterness toward his family's murderers.
ViroPharma Incorporated Announces Base Share Amount And Auto-Conversion Price For Its Plus Cash Notes
EXTON, Pa., June 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq:VPHM), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products that address serious diseases treated by physician specialists and in hospital settings, including cytomegalovirus (CMV) and hepatitis C (HCV), today announced that that the conversion consideration determination period for its exchange offer of new 6% Convertible Senior Plus Cash Notes(SM) due June 1, 2009, which was extended on June 15, 2004, has concluded.
Diamond Discoveries International
Diamond Discoveries Mobilizing For July Drill Program
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Diamond Discoveries International Corp. has sent its first batch of supplies and equipment by ship to George River in northern Quebec in preparation for mobilization of crews and drill to its Torngat Mountains property. The company has budgeted one million five hundred thousand dollars ($1,500,000) for a summer drill program and mini bulk sampling program on the property. The drill program will be testing the several kimberlite pipe targets which form small round lakes on the property. The bulk sampling program will be testing the various phases of the Champagne pipe and the larger kimberlite dykes. Samples from both the drilling and bulk sampling programs will be sent to Saskatchewan Research Council for caustic fusion analysis for diamond content.
Sciax Technology, Inc.
Sciax Wolf Pack Adds New Covert Endoscope Capabilities From Richard Wolf
BAY CITY, Mich. and TORONTO, June 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- UgoMedia Interactive Corp (Pink Sheets:UGMI) (name change to Sciax Corporation pending) announced today that Richard Wolf GmbH has created a new covert flexible endoscope capability designed for use with the company's Wolf Pack tactical remote viewing system. The covert endoscope interfaces with Wolf Pack through the use of the current C5d high sensitivity endoscope camera module, or with a new night vision module scheduled for near-term introduction.